Why We Start Up Startups Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment. And ask yourself some simple questions you probably don’t think about every day. Why do we build...
Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST
How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft? Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8 M in the previous quarter. It’s a massive miss considering the strong sequential volume...
Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST
5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...
Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST
Between is an App for Lovers App Watch: Will you be my Between? App creates private space for you and your special person SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If ever in doubt about your guy's commitment to a relationship, ask him if he would commit to an app...
Jan 23 2014, 2:27am CST
Next Nintendo Console Rumors The Wii U is in trouble. Nintendo failed to come within striking distance of lofty sales projections, third-party developers are few and far between, and even a well-reviewed Mario game. It’s bad news for the big N....
Jan 21 2014, 1:18pm CST
Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there
NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...
Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST
CES: Looking Back 25 Years While many felt that the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) lacked anything revolutionary, the change over 25 years is remarkable. Computer vendors and consumer electronics vendors once had separate shows. Today the...
Jan 17 2014, 5:31am CST
More fights could follow driver's Google Glass win Calif. driver's Google Glass court win likely to be first fight of many as tech outpaces law
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman believed to be the first person cited for wearing Google Glass while driving...
Jan 17 2014, 2:01am CST
Can The Gambling Industry Ever Become A Force For Good? After what appears to be a long-cycle swing towards greater permissiveness of gambling, both in the USA and in the rest of the world, it remains true that most Americans cannot legally bet on sports events, most...
Jan 15 2014, 7:01am CST
Offline Mode For SimCity: Too Little, Too Late SimCity offline is coming. A new blog post from EA wants to make sure we’re very, very excited about that fact because, if you remember, we really wanted that to happen about a year ago, when the game was all but non-...
Jan 13 2014, 12:21pm CST
Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers Businesses today can’t avoid creating a social media presence. Generally, sites like Twitter and Facebook provide organizations a great opportunity to interact with their loyal customers, as well as get the word out...
Jan 13 2014, 11:01am CST
Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality One of the great joys of the digital age has been the uncoupling of entertainment from both time and location. Gone are the days of finishing up dinner in a hurry to get to the TV in time to see I Love Lucy. With...
Jan 13 2014, 10:01am CST
Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner? We get smarter,...
Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST
Miss Venezuela Murder Outrages Venezuela Robbers kill former Miss Venezuela, Monica Spear along with her husband on highway in Venezuela. The brutal way they were killed by thieves led to outrage across the nation.
Jan 10 2014, 5:10am CST
Carmakers: Driverless cars need legal framework Carmakers and technology companies urge lawmakers to catch up to driverless tech
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With apologies to David Hasselhoff and "KITT," Knight Rider reruns aren't the only place you can see a...
Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST
Young Jeezy in Trouble for Lashing out at Son The artist named Young Jeezy is in deep trouble for lashing out at his son physically and threatening to kill him. He had to appear before the law and was released on bail for $45,000. His lawyer has spoken of how the matter will hopefully resolve itself with the passage of time.
Jan 8 2014, 9:29am CST
Former Miss Venezuela Killed Venezuela is the murder capital of the world. The crime rate is so high that it defies logic. In the latest attack on innocent civilians, robbers killed former Miss Venezuela, Monica Spear along with her husband in cold blood. They are survived by a four year old daughter.
Jan 8 2014, 2:08am CST
CES LIVE: Sony CEO Delivers Keynote Sony CEO Kazuo “Kaz” Hirai is set to deliver today’s keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time. Refresh this page to see updates.
8:35: Gary Shapiro, head of the Consumer...
Jan 7 2014, 11:36am CST
Kylie Jenner Pulled Over Kylie Jenner was pulled over in Malibu for over speeding her costly car on Saturday.
Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST
The Worst Video Games of 2013 Video game developers achieved some spectacular heights in 2013 –games that entertained, enlightened, and elevated the medium.
These are not those games.
These are the losers, the stinkers, the games that wasted the...
Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST
2013: The Year Of The Latino Entrepreneur @giorodriguez: A look back on the year, from the perspective of someone on the “Latino tech beat”
We’re getting to the final hours of 2013, and — no surprise to me — I am looking backward, not forward as I hope to do...
Dec 28 2013, 6:41pm CST
New Year’s Eve Parties Ideas The art of making New Year’s parties memorable occasions requires a lot of preparation by the hosts. Melissa Smrekar has been there and done that so she lends us some tips regarding the fine field of arranging parties.
Dec 28 2013, 3:57am CST
Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were obtained Target says shoppers' encrypted PIN data was removed during data hack but says PINs are secure
ATLANTA (AP) — Target says customers' encrypted PIN data was removed during the massive data breach that...
Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST
Declara CEO Ramona Pierson Goes Where Others Don't Dare Most articles about Declara CEO Ramona Pierson focus on her astonishing life story, particularly her recovery from a 1984 car accident that left her blind and in a coma. But Pierson is just as capable of turning heads...
Dec 27 2013, 10:36am CST
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